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1. You have isolated a long hydrophobic molecule that inserts itself within biological membranes. Specifically, it spans
both layers of the lipid bilayer after insertion. Would you expect this molecule to mimic the effect that some general
anesthetics have? Why or why not? Refer to the general anesthetic mechanism outlined in Figure 5 as a resource.

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The general anesthetics act by altering the lipid bilayer of the membrane and interacting with specific proteins... View the full answer

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